Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) NGO Jobs – Education Project Coordinator

Job Title:  Education Project Coordinator
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Adjumani/Arua,
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early
2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and
later to Ethiopia, Yemen, Djibouti, Eritrea and incorporated Uganda. The
Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for
internally displaced people and Refugees in Northern Uganda and West Nile
respectively, since 1987. Having smoothly phased-out these projects, NRC is
currently making all the necessary preparations to begin new interventions in
Education and Food Security to address the needs and rights of refugees in West
Nile, mainly in Adjumani and Arua districts. 
NRC has established its office in Adjumani/Parkelle to support its
project activities and liaise with Government, UN and implementing partners
operating in Adjumani and Arua refugee settlements.
Job Summary: The Education
Project Coordinator will be responsible for start up of Education activities in
the refugee camps in West Nile.  
Key Duties and
  • Actively coordinate and implement the
    Education project according to strategy, proposals and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor
  • Develop annual activity and work plans
  • Mentoring, training and development of
    Education staff
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement
    and necessary changes in the activities
  • Cooperate with relevant partners and local
  • Organize trainings for the Education team,
    relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Compile and produce monthly
    activity/project reports and other reporting as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all project
  • Take overall responsibility for the
    running of ALP activities in Adjumani/Arua
  • Steer and participate in actual ALP design,
    inception and implementation.
  • Ensure the quality, direction and
    consistency of the ALP.
  • Take lead in the running of YEP activities
    in Adjumani/Arua
  • Initiate and oversee the recruitment of
    learners and teachers for YEP centers
  • Ensure high quality of the teaching
    process, IGAs and the YEP products
  • Ensure that detailed work plans for all
    YEP activities are prepared by programme staff in a coordinated and timely
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should possess a good Bachelor
    of Arts in Education/Social Sciences/Development Studies
  • Five or more years’ experience from
    working as a Education Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery
  • Previous experience from working in
    refugee contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s
  • Knowledge about own leadership
  • Fluency in both written and verbalEnglish
  • Knowledge of the context in Adjumani/Arua
  • Knowledge of the local language Arabic
  • Past experience with start-up, exit or
  • Ability to ride motorcycle
  • Manage performance to optimize results
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should Apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 27th
September 2014.
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